§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if she will investigate the reasons for significant variations in average petrol prices between different part of the country. 
§ Mr. Battle
No such particular investigation is currently proposed. However, the Director General of Fair Trading is to review the retail petrol market in the UK. He will look at market structure, profitability and prices throughout the country. The review is scheduled to be completed in the Autumn.